Pedestrian Accidents

Austin Pedestrian Accidents Lawyer 

Helping Clients Get Rightly Compensated for Their Injuries

The roads of Texas can be a dangerous place for drivers and pedestrians alike. With the number of cars, trucks, buses, and motorcycles on the road increasing every year, it's no surprise that accidents happen more often as well. Pedestrians in particular are extremely vulnerable to injury due to their lack of protection from vehicles on the road. 

Every day in Austin, pedestrians are hit by cars or involved in other types of traffic accidents with devastating consequences. If you've been injured while walking on or near a roadway in Austin, it is important to speak with an experienced pedestrian accident attorney right away. 

Will Mitchell has been helping pedestrian accident victims in Austin since 2006. With over 18 years of experience, our firm understands how traumatic it can be to suffer an accident from a motor vehicle as a pedestrian. We are committed to providing compassionate representation and tirelessly fighting to get the compensation you deserve for your injuries. 

If you or someone you love has been injured in a pedestrian accident in Austin, contact Will Mitchell today for a free consultation. He will review your case and provide all the information you need so that you can make an informed decision about your legal options moving forward. Let Will Mitchell help you obtain the justice and financial compensation that is rightfully yours. 

Dial (512) 858-8611 or complete our online form to get started with your free consultation today.

Pedestrian Accident Statistics in Texas

Across the country, thousands of pedestrians are hurt or killed each year due to negligent drivers. Unfortunately, Texas has some of the highest pedestrian accident statistics in the nation. Pedestrian accidents can cause serious physical and emotional injuries that take a toll on victims and their families. 

The following are just some of the key statistics related to pedestrian accidents in Texas: 

  • In Texas, nearly 3,000 pedestrians are killed or injured annually due to traffic collisions. 
  • On average, over 500 pedestrians are killed in the state each year.
  • Pedestrian fatalities account for 14% of all road deaths in the state. 
  • Between 2008 and 2018, pedestrian fatalities increased by 47%. 

Common Injuries Suffered By Pedestrian Accident Victims 

Due to a lack of protective gear like airbags, seat belts, and bumpers, pedestrians are highly vulnerable on the road. Pedestrians involved in car accidents often endure life-changing injuries that can affect their capacity to work and support their families.

Some of the most common pedestrian accident injuries include: 

  • Traumatic brain injuries 
  • Spinal cord injuries 
  • Fractures and broken bones 
  • Internal organ damage 
  • Lacerations and other soft tissue injuries

To prevent such serious consequences from occurring, pedestrians must be extra cautious when approaching crosswalks and obey all traffic lights. Even so, you cannot predict the behavior of drivers around you and some accidents are unavoidable. For these reasons, it's crucial to get in touch with an experienced attorney who understands how to handle such cases. 

What an Austin Pedestrian Accidents Attorney Can Do For You

When a pedestrian is hit or injured in an accident, they may be eligible to make a personal injury claim. Depending on the severity of their injuries and other factors, claimants can seek compensation for medical costs, lost wages, pain and suffering, mental anguish, property damage, and more. A lawyer experienced in handling pedestrian accident claims can assess your case to see if you have a valid claim against the responsible party. 

An experienced attorney can pursue numerous damages on behalf of their clients. This includes: 

  • Current and future medical expenses related to the incident 
  • Lost wages from missing work due to injuries 
  • Compensation for physical pain and emotional suffering caused by the incident 
  • Punitive damages when appropriate

If you've been injured in a pedestrian accident, contact Will Mitchell today to find out how he can help. Our team will provide an honest assessment of your case and fight vigorously to get you the compensation you deserve. 

Don't wait any longer – call (512) 858-8611 or complete our online form now for a free consultation with Austin pedestrian accidents lawyer Will Mitchell!

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Will Mitchell

Will Mitchell is a DWI/Criminal Defense Attorney with his primary office in Austin, Texas, where he has practiced law since 2006. The Law Office of Will Mitchell accepts criminal cases statewide.  The primary focus of Will’s practice is intoxicated related offenses, driver’s license issues, and drug possession cases.
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